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Is Greed Good?

September 21, 2017: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Join us at this interactive presentation and examine money motives on the economic system.

Where

Gleacher Center
404
450 Cityfront Plaza Dr
Chicago, IL

Cost

$7 - in advance
$10 - at the door

Includes 1 drink ticket per person

Program

6:00 PM - 6:30 PM: Cocktails

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM: Presentation

7:30 PM - 8:00 PM: Audience Question and Answer

Registration

Register Online
Deadline: 9/21/2017

Questions

Dora Gu, '12

Event Details

Professor John Paul Rollert teaches Ethics of Business at Booth. His research focuses on the intellectual history of capitalism, the ethics of leadership, and the application of empathy to law, business, and politics. He writes on related matters for a wide variety of publications, including Harper's, the Atlantic, Fortune, The New York Times, and The New Republic. He also writes the In-House Ethicist column for the Chicago Booth Review. Join us for this interactive presentation as he discusses meaning of self-interest and the ethics of greed.

Speaker Profiles

John Paul Rollert (Speaker)
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Behavioral Science

John Paul Rollert's teaching and research focus on the intellectual history of capitalism, the ethics of leadership, and the application of empathy to law, business, and politics. He is also interested in the political economy and moral philosophy of Adam Smith.

Rollert has been published in The Business and Society Review, The Journal of Law, Culture and the Humanities, Raritan, Common Knowledge, and the Yale Law Journal Online. In addition to his academic work, he frequently writes on business, law, and politics for a variety of popular publications. He writes the In-House Ethicist for the Chicago Booth Review, and his work has been featured in The New Republic, Harper's, Politico, Bloomberg, The Washington Post, Slate, The Paris Review and The New York Times. For writing featured in The Atlantic, he was recognized by the Society of American Business Editors and Writers in its 2017 "Best in Business" Competition.

A graduate of Harvard College, Rollert earned his JD from Yale Law School and an MA from The Committee on Social Thought at the University of Chicago. Since 2005, he has taught courses at Harvard in ethics, politics, and leadership.


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